Savannah, GA (population: 133,244) has one nutrition school within a 100-mile radius of its city center. Georgia Southern University has a total student population of 19,086. It is the 1437th highest ranked school in the USA and the 30th highest in the state of Georgia (#1 is Emory University).
Nutrition students from Savannah schools who go on to become nutritional scientists, nutritionists, holistic nutritionists, animal nutritionists, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. For example, there are 53,220 people working as dietitians and nutritionists alone in the US, and their average annual salary is $53,230. Also, Health educators make on average $49,060 per year and there are about 63,320 of them employed in the US today. In fact, in the Savannah area alone, there are 60 employed health educators earning an average salary of $54,250. Dietitians and nutritionists in this area earn $44,260/yr and there are 50 employed.
Savannah lies in Chatham county, which is one of the 106 counties in Georgia. Overall, the Savannah area has 150,120 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 1% unemployment rate, $19/hr average worker wage, and a $38,930 average annual salary. Thus, about 0 out of every 1000 jobs in Savannah are held by dietitians and nutritionists, and 0/1000 are held by health educators.
After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Georgia Southern University ends up costing a student $10,385/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from Savannah|
|North Charleston||SC||99,930||3||24.6487||24||88.5 miles|
|Mount Pleasant||SC||67,849||4||14.9584||103||92.5 miles|